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  • Jahi Mcmath's 'Tell-Tale Heart' Could Change Medicine
  • 8/03/2015
  • *August 3, 2015 (The San Francisco Chronicle)* - "The Tell-Tale Heart" is a chilling 1843 short story by Edgar Allan Poe about a man whose disturbed conscience is haunted by the sound of a heart that will not stop beating.
  • Wesley J. Smith: Barbarism in Our Time
  • 7/31/2015
  • (The Weekly Standard) - The country has been roiled in recent weeks by videos showing two Planned Parenthood executives chirpily telling pro-life undercover investigators that fetal organs could be had for a price. The executives-both themselves abortionists-explained that their techniques could be adapted to "crush" fetuses in a "less crunchy" manner so as to better insure harvests suitable for research.
  • A Gift I Never Expected or Deserved
  • 7/30/2015
  • (By E. Wesley Ely) - The first time I saw Jessa, she lay crumpled in the ICU bed, paralyzed, expressionless and unable to speak. A military veteran, she had fought in Desert Storm, but she now was facing a deadlier and more inexorable foe: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), aka Lou Gehrig's disease.
  • Berkeley Survivor Facing Long Road to Recovery from Brain Injury But Is 'Doing Well'
  • 7/29/2015
  • (Herald) - Eimear O'Doherty, a first cousin of Blackrock girl Aoife (21), said she is "doing well" since being moved out of intensive care to the Santa Clara Valley Medical Centre for rehabilitation.
  • Jahi McMath Lawsuit Percolates Under the Surface
  • 7/28/2015
  • (NRO) - The law professor and bioethicist, Thaddeus Mason Pope, and I disagree about most issues. But I have to say, he sure keeps up on legal affairs of mutual concern.
  • Wesley J. Smith: More Than "In God's Image"
  • 7/26/2015
  • (First Things) - We live in an increasingly secular society. One consequence (among many) of this cultural shift has been an increasing rejection of the once uncontroversial belief that humans reside uniquely at the pinnacle of moral worth.
  • French Doctors Refuse to Rule on Fate of Brain-Damaged Man
  • 7/24/2015
  • (The Guardian) - The tortuous legal battle over the life or death of a severely brain-damaged man in France took a surprising turn on Thursday as doctors refrained from taking a decision on his fate, citing security fears.
  • European Court Set to Rule in French Euthanasia Case
  • 7/23/2015
  • (National Catholic Register) - Bishop Thierry Scherrer of Laval, France, and the bioethics committee of his diocese are pleading with doctors at a hospital in Reims not to end the life of a young quadriplegic man. "Human life is a gift from God, and doctors are at its service.
  • Dr. Death, Philip Nitschke, to Perform 'A Peaceful Means of Death'
  • 7/22/2015
  • (The Independent) - Audience members at the Edinburgh Fringe show hosted by the controversial medic known as Dr Death will be 'gassed' as they model how "a peaceful and reliable means of death" is carried out.
  • Argentina's Supreme Court Authorizes Euthanasia by Starvation
  • 7/20/2015
  • (LifeSiteNews) - Argentina's Supreme Court of Justice has recently passed a ruling that allowed for a man, Marcelo Diez, who had been in a comatose state for the past 21 years due to a traffic accident, to be denied nourishment and left to die from starvation and dehydration.